Holt World History- Ancient Greece Quiz

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Holt World History- Ancient Greece Quiz

Welcome to Hold World History book quiz. This short test is based on chapter 5, section 3- Ancient Greece. How much do you know about Greek history? Have you been keeping up with all the facts and important events from this section of history? Well, this quiz will test your knowledge. Let's see if you can pass it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sparta may have developed a rigid, militaristic society different from other city-states due to this unique geographical feature
    • A. 

      A large hill with fortress

    • B. 

      Flat desert landscape

    • C. 

      It was an island

    • D. 

      It was located in an isolated valley with no defensive walls

    • E. 

      It was at the foot of a volcano

  • 2. 
    All are TRUE of Spartan society EXCEPT
    • A. 

      The former invaders controlled the city-state

    • B. 

      Slaves or "helots" greatly outnumbered other Spartans

    • C. 

      They had kings

    • D. 

      The government allowed people to do as they like, as long as they obeyed the laws

    • E. 

      Starting at age 7, boys were trained for the military

  • 3. 
    All would characterize Spartan values EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Wealth is good and one should try to make money and be successful

    • B. 

      Women should be strong and healthy- even athletic

    • C. 

      Unhealthy babies are useless and should be left to die

    • D. 

      Music education is important in that it teaches discipline

    • E. 

      Art, literature, and other expressions of individual freedom should not be emphasized or condoned

  • 4. 
    In Athenian society a "metic" was
    • A. 

      A woman with political power

    • B. 

      A doctor

    • C. 

      A leader

    • D. 

      A slave

    • E. 

      A non-citizen born outside of Athens

  • 5. 
    All are TRUE of Athenian democracy EXCEPT
    • A. 

      All citizens participated directly in making decisions

    • B. 

      Athens was divided into 10 tribes, with 50 men chosen from each tribe in the "Council of 500"

    • C. 

      Women could not vote

    • D. 

      Jurors were chosen by lot and voted on each case with a secret ballot

    • E. 

      Citizens elected representatives to govern for them

  • 6. 
    What were two regions conquered by Alexander the Great? 
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Persia

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      India

  • 7. 
    Who is known as the Father of Medicine? Doctors today still take his oath. 
    • A. 

      Socrates

    • B. 

      Hippocrates

    • C. 

      Alexander The Great

    • D. 

      Pythagoras

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